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FedEx Prepares For COVID-19 Vaccine Volume Growth, Begins Shipping Newly Approved Vaccine

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:14pm

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the worlds largest express transportation company, announced today that it has begun shipping the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine on behalf of McKesson Corp. to dosing centers throughout the United States.

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  • FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the worlds largest express transportation company, announced today that it has begun shipping the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine on behalf of McKesson Corp. to dosing centers throughout the United States.
  • As vaccine production ramps up and more vaccines are approved, we expect to see a significant uptick in COVID-19 vaccine and supply kit volume moving through our network, said Don Colleran, president and CEO for FedEx Express.
  • FedEx SenseAware ID, a Bluetooth low-energy sensor device, is affixed to vaccine shipments, helping to ensure these temperature-sensitive deliveries move swiftly and safely through the FedEx Express U.S. network with FedEx Priority Overnight service.
  • To learn more about how FedEx connects people and possibilities around the world, please visit about.fedex.com .

The Change Company Partners with Netflix to Expand Black Homeownership

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:14pm

The Change Company, Americas Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), announced today its partnership with Netflix to expand Black homeownership in America.

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  • The Change Company, Americas Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), announced today its partnership with Netflix to expand Black homeownership in America.
  • The Netflix investment in affiliates of The Change Company is focused on bringing racial equity to home lending by financing Black homeowners, fairly and responsibly.
  • Empowered by its partnership with Netflix, The Change Company and its home loan subsidiary also announced the launch of its Black Homeownership Initiative to lend over $1 billion to expand Black homeownership.
  • Strong, socially responsible capital partners are critical to The Change Companys ability to expand homeownership for minority and other underserved borrowers, Steven Sugarman, Founder of The Change Company, added.

Global Connected Drug Delivery Devices (Bluetooth, NFC, Other) Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report 2021-2028 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:13pm

The "Connected Drug Delivery Devices Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Technology (Bluetooth, NFC), by Product (Connected Sensors, Integrated Connected Devices), by End User, and Segment Forecasts, 2021 - 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Connected Drug Delivery Devices Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Technology (Bluetooth, NFC), by Product (Connected Sensors, Integrated Connected Devices), by End User, and Segment Forecasts, 2021 - 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Connected drug delivery devices help physicians to monitor the compliance of patients to the therapy prescribed by them as well as to modify the treatment of the patient treatment as required.
  • A growing number of initiatives to create awareness regarding the complexities caused by overdosage or underdosage of medicines is expected to promote the adoption of connected drug delivery devices.
  • Chapter 3 Global Connected Drug Delivery Devices Market Variables, Trends & Scope
    3.3 Global Connected Drug Delivery Devices Market- SWOT Analysis, by Factor (Political & legal, Economic and Technological)
    Chapter 4 Connected Drug Delivery Devices Market: Competitive Analysis

Lithia Motors & Driveway (LAD) to Host Virtual Investor and Analyst Day

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:13pm

Lithia Motors & Driveway (NYSE: LAD) today announced that it will host a virtual investor and analyst day on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

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  • Lithia Motors & Driveway (NYSE: LAD) today announced that it will host a virtual investor and analyst day on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.
  • The event will feature presentations from Bryan DeBoer, President and CEO, along with George Hines, Chief Innovation and Technology Officer.
  • To access the live webcast, including audio, video and presentation slides, visit our web site at www.lithiainvestorrelations.com .
  • About Lithia Motors & Driveway:
    Lithia Motors & Driveway is a growth company powered by people and innovation with a 5-year plan to profitably consolidate the largest retail sector in the country.

OT Global Protection Creates the Bridging 2 Communities Program to Fight COVID-19 and Bring Safety to Underserved Communities Throughout the U.S.

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:11pm

To fight COVID-19 and bring safety to these communities, OT Global Protection, Overland-Tandberg , National CARES Mentoring Movement and 10 CARES Affiliates, all Black-owned entities, in collaboration with AT&T , announced today the creation of Bridging 2 Communities.

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  • To fight COVID-19 and bring safety to these communities, OT Global Protection, Overland-Tandberg , National CARES Mentoring Movement and 10 CARES Affiliates, all Black-owned entities, in collaboration with AT&T , announced today the creation of Bridging 2 Communities.
  • Bridging 2 Communities mission is simple but powerful: Unify and service underserved and underrepresented communities.
  • Each of the Bridging 2 Communities founding organizations will play a prominent role:
    OT Global Protection will donate 100,000 masks.
  • OT Global Protection facilitates comprehensive business continuity solutions, personal protection of people, organizations and communities.

CoreLogic Confirms Receipt of Revised Acquisition Proposal from CoStar

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:10pm

CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property data and analytics-driven solutions provider, today confirmed that it received a revised proposal from CoStar Group, Inc. (CoStar) to acquire CoreLogic.

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  • CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property data and analytics-driven solutions provider, today confirmed that it received a revised proposal from CoStar Group, Inc. (CoStar) to acquire CoreLogic.
  • Under the terms of the revised proposal, CoreLogic shareholders would receive $6.00 per share in cash and 0.1019 shares of CoStar Group common stock in exchange for each share of CoreLogic common stock.
  • Evercore is serving as financial advisor to CoreLogic and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP is serving as the Companys legal advisor.
  • CORELOGIC and the CoreLogic logo are trademarks of CoreLogic, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

North America Board Management Software Market Forecast to 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:10pm

The "North America Board Management Software Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis by Deployment Type, and Application" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "North America Board Management Software Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis by Deployment Type, and Application" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • North America Board Management Software Market is expected to reach US$ 4000.4 million by 2027 from US$ 1392.3 million in 2019.
  • The report provides trends prevailing in the North America board management software market along with the drivers and restraints pertaining to the market growth.
  • However, risks related to data security hinder the growth of North America board management software market.

NanoString Launches Technology Access Program for the Spatial Molecular Imager (SMI) Platform and Showcases Spatially Resolved Transcriptomic Research at 2021 Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) Conference

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:06pm

Researchers interested in participating in NanoStrings Technology Access Program should contact the company at TAP@nanostring.com .

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  • Researchers interested in participating in NanoStrings Technology Access Program should contact the company at TAP@nanostring.com .
  • The SMI platform provides highly sensitive, high-resolution imaging of hundreds to thousands of RNAs or proteins directly from single cells within morphologically intact tissue samples.
  • Together, the GeoMx DSP and Spatial Molecular Imager platform span the continuum of spatial biology applications and will serve the needs of both discovery and translational researchers.
  • NanoString, NanoString Technologies, the NanoString logo, GeoMx, and nCounter are trademarks or registered trademarks of NanoString Technologies, Inc. in various jurisdictions.

CMG Chief: 'Ancient Chinese Literature' TV Show Reveals Nation's Soul

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:05pm

The new hit television show "Ancient Chinese Literature" has promoted traditional Chinese culture and did well in telling Chinese stories to the world, said Shen Haixiong, the president of China Media Group (CMG) on Monday.

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  • The new hit television show "Ancient Chinese Literature" has promoted traditional Chinese culture and did well in telling Chinese stories to the world, said Shen Haixiong, the president of China Media Group (CMG) on Monday.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005624/en/
    The CMG production interprets ancient Chinese books and brings classics to life with short stage plays.
  • CMG has paid special attention to promoting ancient culture through a number of productions such as "Everlasting Classics," "Chinese Poetry Conference" and "National Treasure."
  • "An excellent culture is the common language of mankind, and traditional Chinese classics are a unique source for telling Chinese stories well," Shen wrote.

Mitochondrial DNA Analysis Is Added to OmniTier’s CompStor® Family of Genomics Secondary and Tertiary Analysis Appliances

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:05pm

OmniTier announced today that its CompStor family now supports mitochondrial analysis in both its secondary and tertiary analysis appliances.

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  • OmniTier announced today that its CompStor family now supports mitochondrial analysis in both its secondary and tertiary analysis appliances.
  • Variant calling on the mitochondrial genome must overcome additional challenges that are not present in standard nuclear genome analysis.
  • Because mitochondrial DNA is circular, standard linear analysis produces errors at the ostensible extremities of the mitochondrial sequence.
  • In addition, the number of types of mitochondrial DNA that may be present in a single sample is not simply bounded.

Sourcepoint Launches ‘Privacy Lens,’ to Drive Privacy-First Advertising Transactions

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:02pm

Sourcepoint is proud to launch a measurement and analytics platform that allows media sellers and media buyers to benefit from a shared commitment to consumer privacy, said Ben Barokas, Sourcepoint Co-Founder and CEO.

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  • Sourcepoint is proud to launch a measurement and analytics platform that allows media sellers and media buyers to benefit from a shared commitment to consumer privacy, said Ben Barokas, Sourcepoint Co-Founder and CEO.
  • By aligning incentives for both buyers and sellers, Privacy Lens improves privacy standards for the entire ecosystem.
  • Media sellers will be able to visualize the potential revenue impact of different Privacy Lens rules, and use that data to optimize their privacy program to drive incremental revenue.
  • Founded by a team of digital advertising veterans, Sourcepoint has offices in New York, Berlin, London, and Paris.

NewsNation Launches Tonight Featuring New Name and Expanded Programming

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

NewsNation, Nexstar Media Group, Inc.s cable network reaching 75 million television households, launches tonight with its new name and an expanded programming line-up featuring five hours of news and talk from 6 - 11 p.m.

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  • NewsNation, Nexstar Media Group, Inc.s cable network reaching 75 million television households, launches tonight with its new name and an expanded programming line-up featuring five hours of news and talk from 6 - 11 p.m.
  • Debuting tonight on the network formerly known as WGN America are three new hour-long programs: NEWSNATION EARLY EDITION WITH NICHOLE BERLIE, THE DONLON REPORT, and BANFIELD.
  • NEWSNATION PRIME WITH MARNI HUGHES, ROB NELSON, AND ALBERT RAMON, launched in September 2019 as NewsNation, airs from 8 - 10 p.m.
  • ET NEWSNATION PRIME WITH MARNI HUGHES, ROB NELSON, AND ALBERT RAMON
    Viewers can find out where to watch NewsNation here .

EMASS Senior Softball League Opens Registration for 2021 Season

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:30pm

Eastern Massachusetts Senior Softball (EMASS) is opening its annual registration campaign for slow-pitch softball players age 50 and over.

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  • Eastern Massachusetts Senior Softball (EMASS) is opening its annual registration campaign for slow-pitch softball players age 50 and over.
  • The EMASS season opens in May with 18 weeks of regular season games scheduled through Labor Day and year-end playoffs completed in early October.
  • Playing EMASS Senior Softball during the pandemic was the highlight of 2020, said Greg French, a ten-year EMASS veteran.
  • Player feedback in 2020 was exceptional and we will build on that experience to deliver a great Senior Softball season in 2021 as well, said Royce.

CIM Group Completes Construction of 111 Montgomery Residences in Brooklyn

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

CIM Group announced today the completion of construction of 111 Montgomery, the first newly built, full-service luxury condominium in Brooklyns Crown Heights neighborhood.

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  • CIM Group announced today the completion of construction of 111 Montgomery, the first newly built, full-service luxury condominium in Brooklyns Crown Heights neighborhood.
  • CIM co-developed 111 Montgomery with LIVWRK.
  • 111 Montgomery is located in a culturally rich neighborhood, adjacent to the 52-acre Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Prospect Park, also known for its scenic gardens, as well as the nearby Brooklyn Museum.
  • With 111 Montgomery, CIM Group applied its expertise of owning, operating, and developing projects to enhance the evolving Crown Heights neighborhood as well as provide attractive residential ownership options for New Yorkers, said Jason Schreiber, Principal, Investments of CIM Group.

Clearwater Analytics Enhances Transamerica’s Investment Data Management

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

Clearwater Analytics, a global SaaS solutions provider, announced today that it is implementing its cloud-based investment data management and reporting solution for Transamerica, a leading provider of investment solutions.

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  • Clearwater Analytics, a global SaaS solutions provider, announced today that it is implementing its cloud-based investment data management and reporting solution for Transamerica, a leading provider of investment solutions.
  • Working with Clearwater Analytics allows Transamerica to aggregate and reconcile data, which allows us to focus on analyzing investment results and providing value-added business support and decision making.
  • The Clearwater platform offers Transamerica centralized access to investment data for all asset classes, in part by streamlining investment accounting systems and reporting.
  • Clearwater Analytics is a global industry-leading SaaS solution for automated investment data aggregation, reconciliation, accounting, and reporting.

Smiths Detection’s HI-SCAN 145180-2is pro has been “Qualified” by TSA for Cargo use

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

The ACSTL serves as TSAs official guide for regulated parties to use when procuring screening devices and associated trace consumables in accordance with TSA approved security programs.

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  • The ACSTL serves as TSAs official guide for regulated parties to use when procuring screening devices and associated trace consumables in accordance with TSA approved security programs.
  • The HI-SCAN 145180-2is pro is a fast and effective inspection system that is specifically designed to meet the rigorous demands of air cargo screening.
  • Through this state-of-the-art screening system we are able to provide air cargo operators with both confidence and compliance.
  • Smiths Detection, part of Smiths Group, is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies for aviation, ports and borders, defence and urban security markets.

The Links, Incorporated, 100 Black Angels & Allies Fund and Opportunity Hub Join Forces to Launch a National Multi-Generational Wealth Creation Initiative

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

Today, on the first day of Womens History Month, 100 Black Angels & Allies Fund , Opportunity Hub and The Links, Incorporated announce a national initiative to create multi-generational wealth in the Black community and beyond by investing in Black owned venture funds, technology startups and ecosystem building companies.

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  • Today, on the first day of Womens History Month, 100 Black Angels & Allies Fund , Opportunity Hub and The Links, Incorporated announce a national initiative to create multi-generational wealth in the Black community and beyond by investing in Black owned venture funds, technology startups and ecosystem building companies.
  • She is currently the 17th National President of The Links, Incorporated and The Links Foundation, Incorporated.
  • We are proud to announce a game-changing strategic partnership with 100 Black Angels & Allies and OHUB, said Dr. Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, National President of The Links, Incorporated.
  • Today, OHUB is the parent holding company of a suite of businesses committed to increasing racial equity in the fourth industrial revolution; including a not-for-profit foundation and an ecosystem enablement investment fund, 100 Black Angels & Allies Fund.

Momentum Cyber’s Annual Cybersecurity Almanac Highlights Sector’s Resilience With a Record-Breaking ~$11B of Private Capital Invested and $20B of M&A Activity in 2020

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

As the industry continues to mature, we expect more innovations to address emerging trends in IoT, hybrid and multi-cloud environments, and attacks on critical public infrastructure.

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  • As the industry continues to mature, we expect more innovations to address emerging trends in IoT, hybrid and multi-cloud environments, and attacks on critical public infrastructure.
  • Highlights of the Cybersecurity Almanac 2021 include:
    M&A: 2020 saw another strong year in strategic acquisitions, with a total of 178 transactions for $20 billion in aggregate disclosed value.
  • The year saw 6 deals valued over $1 billion, the highest number of billion-dollar-plus deals to date.
  • Momentum Cyber is the premier trusted advisor to the Cybersecurity industry providing bespoke high-impact advice combined with tailored, senior-level access.

Alorica Shares Corporate Social Responsibility Momentum, Including $6.5 Million Employee-Driven Donation Milestone

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

Alorica Inc. , a global customer experience (CX) provider, today recapped key results from its 2020 corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives including the formation of its newest global social impact programTIDE (Together for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity).

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  • Alorica Inc. , a global customer experience (CX) provider, today recapped key results from its 2020 corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives including the formation of its newest global social impact programTIDE (Together for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity).
  • Concurrently, the companys non-profit partner, Making Lives Better with Alorica (MLBA), published its 2020 Impact Report noting over $6.5 million in employee-led donations to date, which marks a significant milestone only five years after its inception.
  • Its focus is on doing the right thing and taking care of one another through charitable giving, social impact and environmental sustainability.
  • Founded in 2015, Making Lives Better with Alorica (MLBA) is the global, non-profit partner of Alorica.

Top Health Industry Leaders Launch Historic Coalition to Modernize California’s Health Information Systems

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:46pm

Today, Connecting for Better Health, a diverse array of healthcare advocates, nonprofit and industry leaders, and major employers officially launched their coalition in support of Californias first-ever statewide health information exchange (HIE) network.

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  • Today, Connecting for Better Health, a diverse array of healthcare advocates, nonprofit and industry leaders, and major employers officially launched their coalition in support of Californias first-ever statewide health information exchange (HIE) network.
  • On January 8, Governor Newsom unveiled a budget proposal that would allow California to finally connect its fractured health information systems into one statewide network.
  • Were very proud to be a part of this historic coalition, said Judi Nightingale, Director of Population Health with the Riverside University Health System.
  • The Connecting for Better Health Coalition is a partnership of over a dozen of the most influential healthcare leaders across California.

PROS Appoints Tech Industry Powerhouse Katrina Klier as Chief Marketing Officer

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

PROS (NYSE: PRO), a provider of AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy, today announced that Katrina Klier has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer, reporting directly to Les Rechan , PROS Chief Operating Officer.

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  • PROS (NYSE: PRO), a provider of AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy, today announced that Katrina Klier has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer, reporting directly to Les Rechan , PROS Chief Operating Officer.
  • She brings deep expertise in data analytics to transform marketing strategy, monitor end-to-end customer journeys and deliver an exceptional digital customer experience.
  • Katrina is a tech industry powerhouse, and the right leader for PROS as we further scale our global organization to the next level, said Rechan.
  • Prior to PROS, Klier served as global managing director and head of digital marketing, communications and capabilities at professional services firm, Accenture.

Cybersecurity Asset Management Leader Axonius Announces $100 Million Funding Round at Unicorn Valuation

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:04pm

This latest round follows a 2020 investment of $58 million, increasing total funding to $195 million at a greater than $1 billion valuation.

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  • This latest round follows a 2020 investment of $58 million, increasing total funding to $195 million at a greater than $1 billion valuation.
  • Axonius will use the new funding to scale company growth globally and expand its cybersecurity asset management platform to meet surging market demand while maintaining its commitment to product simplicity and customer value.
  • Customer demand for cybersecurity asset management and the immediate value the platform delivers to customers are major forces driving the companys growth.
  • Axonius is the cybersecurity asset management platform that gives organizations a comprehensive asset inventory, uncovers security solution coverage gaps, and automatically validates and enforces security policies.

Milliken & Company Announces Acquisition of Zebra-chem

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

Milliken & Company (Milliken), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of materials science expertise, has formally acquired Zebra-chem GmbH (Zebra-chem), a global chemicals company known for its peroxide and blowing agent masterbatches.

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  • Milliken & Company (Milliken), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of materials science expertise, has formally acquired Zebra-chem GmbH (Zebra-chem), a global chemicals company known for its peroxide and blowing agent masterbatches.
  • Peroxide masterbatches, like those from Zebra-chem and Milliken, make it possible to incorporate up to 100% recycled content into these new plastics.
  • Materials science expert Milliken & Company knows that a single molecule has the potential to change the world.
  • With innovative solutions across the textile, flooring, specialty chemical, and healthcare industries, Milliken answers some of the worlds greatest challenges.

SIMON Welcomes Brighthouse Financial to Annuities Platform

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:23pm

SIMON Annuities and Insurance Services LLC (SIMON) today welcomes Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (Brighthouse Financial) (Nasdaq: BHF)one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the U.S.1as the latest carrier to join SIMONs Marketplace.

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  • SIMON Annuities and Insurance Services LLC (SIMON) today welcomes Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (Brighthouse Financial) (Nasdaq: BHF)one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the U.S.1as the latest carrier to join SIMONs Marketplace.
  • This collaboration combines annuities offered by Brighthouse Financial with SIMONs innovative technology, providing financial professionals a better experience tailoring their service to meet client needs.
  • Leveraging the SIMON platform to help distribute Brighthouse Financial annuities both expands the accessibility of our products in U.S. retail markets and helps to make retirement planning more scalable for financial professionals.
  • Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (Brighthouse Financial) (Nasdaq: BHF) is on a mission to help people achieve financial security.

Xandr Partners with Lasso to Power Omni-Channel Marketing Solutions for Pharma and Healthcare

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

Lasso solves for this by providing a single unified workflow that streamlines media planning, activation, and measurement across programmatic, social, email and Connected TV.

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  • Lasso solves for this by providing a single unified workflow that streamlines media planning, activation, and measurement across programmatic, social, email and Connected TV.
  • Lasso has been a great partner for driving results in our healthcare marketing campaigns.
  • Lasso also plans to extend the value of its unique offerings to pharma and healthcare buyers who choose to purchase media through other DSPs.
  • Our data-enabled technology platform, encompassing Xandr Invest and Xandr Monetize, optimizes return on investment for both buyers and sellers.

Operation Weed Eradication Adds New Coalition Member

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

Raven Industries (NASDAQ:RAVN) has joined BASF and AGCO as the newest Operation Weed Eradication coalition member to support farmers in their weed control efforts.

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  • Raven Industries (NASDAQ:RAVN) has joined BASF and AGCO as the newest Operation Weed Eradication coalition member to support farmers in their weed control efforts.
  • As we continue to build upon the efforts to drive an eradication mindset toward on-farm pigweed, the Operation Weed Eradication coalition welcomes the opportunity to add Raven as a coalition member, which will only make this industry-wide initiative stronger, said Nick Fassler, BASF Technical Marketing Group Manager.
  • AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural equipment, was the first company to join the Operation Weed Eradication coalition.
  • We are excited to have Raven join the Operation Weed Eradication coalition, said David Webster, AGCO Director of Marketing for Applied Equipment.

Carisk Partners Welcomes Neil Lentine as President, Ancillary and Specialty Services

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

Carisk Partners (Carisk), a specialty risk transfer and care coordination company, is pleased to welcome Neil Lentine as President, Ancillary and Specialty Services.

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  • Carisk Partners (Carisk), a specialty risk transfer and care coordination company, is pleased to welcome Neil Lentine as President, Ancillary and Specialty Services.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005079/en/
    We are thrilled to introduce a leader of Neils caliber who brings a wealth of experience to drive the expansion of our Ancillary and Specialty Services, says Joseph Berardo, Jr. CEO, Carisk Partners.
  • Lentine joins Carisk after 20 years with Broadspire Services, Inc. where he held several roles including President of Broadspire Services, U.S., Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Client Services.
  • Carisk is a specialty risk transfer, care coordination company serving insurers, government entities, self-insured plan sponsors and other managed care organizations.

Preventative Wellness Startup Reperio Health Nets $6 Million in Seed Funding to Expand Proactive Health Monitoring

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:32pm

Reperio Health , the only at-home health assessment and biometric screening system that provides comprehensive results immediately, is poised to take health engagement and patient empowerment to the next level.

Key Points: 
  • Reperio Health , the only at-home health assessment and biometric screening system that provides comprehensive results immediately, is poised to take health engagement and patient empowerment to the next level.
  • The company today announced its seed capital raise of $6 million, supporting plans to accelerate growth and expand proactive health monitoring to the employer market.
  • Unfortunately, the typical process for health screenings is time-consuming and inconvenient, so many people procrastinate and put these off for years.
  • Reperio is making it easy by bringing health screenings right to peoples door.

IMVT Investor Alert: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Immunovant, Inc. Investors of Class Action and Encourages Shareholders to Contact the Firm

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

Such investors are encouraged to join this case by visiting the firms site: www.bgandg.com/imvt .

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  • Such investors are encouraged to join this case by visiting the firms site: www.bgandg.com/imvt .
  • This class action seeks to recover damages against Defendants for alleged violations of the federal securities laws under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
  • or his Investor Relations Analyst, Yael Hurwitz of Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC at 212-697-6484.
  • In addition to representing institutions and other investor plaintiffs in class action security litigation, the firms expertise includes general corporate and commercial litigation, as well as securities arbitration.

Strike Graph Introduces First-Ever AI Technology Platform to Automate Security Questionnaires

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

Strike Graph, a compliance automation startup, today announces the launch of its new AI technology platform.

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  • Strike Graph, a compliance automation startup, today announces the launch of its new AI technology platform.
  • The first feature on the new Strike Graph AI platform is the ability to answer each question on a companys Security Questionnaire based upon an organization's security habits and procedures.
  • Strike Graph customers can scope the correct size audit, dynamically adjust controls, and successfully complete and maintain a security certification with an internationally recognized auditor.
  • For each Security Questionnaire, Strike Graph produces a unique Security Report that provides the answer for each question and a verification of the security activity to support the answer.

Students Invited to Get A Head Start on College and Career Goals at Destinations Career Academy of Colorado

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:30pm

Destinations Career Academy of Colorado (CODCA) is inviting students to get a head start on their college and career goals.

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  • Destinations Career Academy of Colorado (CODCA) is inviting students to get a head start on their college and career goals.
  • We are here to support students with a proven online school solution, said Teri Cady, CODCAs Head of School.
  • As a public school, CODCA is available tuition-free to students in grades 6-12 who reside anywhere in the state.
  • Destinations Career Academy of Colorado (CODCA) is an accredited, full-time public school program of the Julesburg School District that serves Colorado students in grades 6-12.

North American Electrical Distribution Equipment Rental Markets, 2020-2021 & 2027 - Construction, Oil & Gas, Utility, Commercial, Industrial, Entertainment - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:57pm

The "2021 North American Electrical Distribution Equipment Rental Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "2021 North American Electrical Distribution Equipment Rental Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The North American electrical distribution equipment rental market is mature and competitive with the presence of local, regional, and national market participants.
  • This study aims to provide a detailed analysis of the North American electrical distribution equipment rental market along with qualitative trending information for the year 2020.
  • The market numbers included in this report represent revenues generated by companies operating in the United States and Canadian electrical distribution equipment rental market.

Wrangler® Announces Georgia May Jagger as the Face of Its Heritage Women’s Denim Collection

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:52pm

Iconic global denim brand Wrangler today announced that it has welcomed Georgia May Jagger, top model, to the family as the face of its Womens Heritage Collection, which launched Fall/Winter 2020.

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  • Iconic global denim brand Wrangler today announced that it has welcomed Georgia May Jagger, top model, to the family as the face of its Womens Heritage Collection, which launched Fall/Winter 2020.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005613/en/
    Iconic global denim brand Wrangler today announced that it has welcomed Georgia May Jagger, top model, to the family as the face of its Womens Heritage Collection, which launched Fall/Winter 2020.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    For decades, Wrangler has inspired women to be confident, bold and express their personal style, said Vivian Rivetti, VP, Global Design, Wrangler.
  • Georgia May Jaggers entrepreneurial spirit and swagger personifies how the Womens Heritage Collection is designed to make women feel.

Strategy Analytics: Device-as-a-Service Drives Business Transformation During Pandemic

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:52pm

Major PC OEMs have evolved their DaaS approach over several years, as have mobile carriers.

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  • Major PC OEMs have evolved their DaaS approach over several years, as have mobile carriers.
  • This could further monetize their 5G investments and build toward a longer strategy of normalizing the need for always-on, secure cellular connectivity in notebook PCs.
  • Strategy Analytics, Inc. is a global leader in supporting companies across their planning lifecycle through a range of customized market research solutions.
  • With domain expertise in: smart devices, connected cars, intelligent home, service providers, IoT, strategic components and media, Strategy Analytics can develop a solution to meet your specific planning need.

Global Respiratory Diseases Drugs Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Implications and Growth to 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:47pm

The "Respiratory Diseases Drugs Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Implications and Growth to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Respiratory Diseases Drugs Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Implications and Growth to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The respiratory diseases drugs market consists of sales of respiratory diseases drugs and related services by entities (organizations, sole traders and partnerships) that produce drugs to treat respiratory diseases such as asthma, acute bronchitis, emphysema, cystic fibrosis and other diseases.
  • North America was the largest region in the global respiratory diseases drugs market, accounting for 48% of the market in 2020.
  • Companies in the respiratory drugs market are offering drugs for customized individual treatment for better treatment against respiratory diseases.

Global Doll, Toy, and Game Market Report 2021: Market is Expected to Reach $135.66 Billion - Key Players are Lego; Nintendo; Mattel; Hasbro and Nerf - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:41pm

The global doll, toy, and game market is expected to grow from $97.99 billion in 2020 to $102.26 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4%.

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  • The global doll, toy, and game market is expected to grow from $97.99 billion in 2020 to $102.26 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4%.
  • The market is expected to reach $135.66 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 7%.
  • Asia Pacific was the largest region in the global doll, toy, and game market, accounting for 32% of the market in 2020.
  • North America was the second largest region accounting for 27% of the global doll, toy, and game market.

Kreps PR Merges with BrandStar

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:39pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005602/en/
    Israel Kreps of Kreps PR merges with Mark Alfieri of BrandStar (Photo: Business Wire)
    Founded by Mark Alfieri, BrandStars award-winning TV programming airs on Lifetime Television, Bloomberg, FOX Business, and numerous syndicated outlets, and includes shows such as Designing Spaces, currently in its 15th year, The Balancing Act, in its 20th year, Inside the Blueprint and Access Health.
  • Bringing a team with the capabilities and bandwidth of the Kreps organization into the BrandStar ecosystem provides us an additional value proposition that is simply unmatched in today's environment, said Mark Alfieri, Founder & CEO of BrandStar.
  • Kreps PR will continue at its current location in Coral Gables, Fla., at 220 Alhambra Circle.
  • Kreps PR & Marketing, with a presence in Miami and New York City, is one of the industrys most trusted agencies.

Nickel 28 to Participate in BMO’s 30th Global Metals & Mining Conference and PDAC Conference

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:40pm

Anthony Milewski, Chairman and Justin Cochrane, President and CEO, will participate in the PDAC Conference from March 8 11, 2021.

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  • Anthony Milewski, Chairman and Justin Cochrane, President and CEO, will participate in the PDAC Conference from March 8 11, 2021.
  • Conic Metals Corp. is a nickel-cobalt producer through its 8.56% joint-venture interest in the producing, long-life and world-class Ramu Nickel-Cobalt Operation located in Papua New Guinea.
  • Ramu provides Conic with significant attributable nickel and cobalt production thereby offering our shareholders direct exposure to two metals which are critical to the adoption of electric vehicles.
  • This news release contains certain information which constitutes forward-looking statements and forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws.

Iteris Board of Directors Unanimously Rejects Unsolicited Proposal from Rekor Systems

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:35pm

Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced that its Board of Directors has reviewed and unanimously rejected the non-binding, unsolicited proposal disclosed today by Rekor Systems (NASDAQ: REKR) to acquire Iteris for consideration consisting of approximately 17% cash and 83% Rekor shares at current stock prices.

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  • Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced that its Board of Directors has reviewed and unanimously rejected the non-binding, unsolicited proposal disclosed today by Rekor Systems (NASDAQ: REKR) to acquire Iteris for consideration consisting of approximately 17% cash and 83% Rekor shares at current stock prices.
  • After a careful and thorough review, conducted in consultation with our independent advisors, the Iteris Board unanimously concluded that the unsolicited proposal significantly undervalues the Company and is not in the best interests of our shareholders, said Tom Thomas, Chairman of the Board of Iteris.
  • The Board is always looking for ways to maximize value for our shareholders, but Rekors proposal does not reflect Iteris intrinsic value, including the significant long-term opportunities ahead of us.
  • Joe Bergera, President and CEO of Iteris added, Benefitting significantly from favorable, long-term trends, Iteris financial performance and momentum are accelerating.

Global Spirits (Distilleries) Market Report 2021: Type (Whiskey; Vodka; Rum; Tequila; Gin; Others), Distribution Channel (Off-Trade Channels; On-Trade Channels) & Category (Mass; Premium) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:31pm

The "Spirits Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Spirits Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Major companies in the spirits market include United Spirits Ltd (A Diageo Company); United Breweries Ltd (UB); Radico Khaitan Ltd; Globus Spirits Ltd and GM Breweries Ltd.
  • The global spirits market is expected to grow from $143.31 billion in 2020 to $150.87 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.3%.
  • Asia Pacific was the largest region in the global spirits market, accounting for 58% of the market in 2020.

RFG Advisory Named a 2021 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers by InvestmentNews

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:28pm

RFG Advisory has been recognized as a 2021 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers as announced by InvestmentNews today.

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  • RFG Advisory has been recognized as a 2021 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers as announced by InvestmentNews today.
  • InvestmentNews partnered with Best Companies Group, an independent research firm specializing in identifying great places to work, to compile the survey and recognition program.
  • Being named a 2021 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers by InvestmentNews is just one of a series of accolades that RFG Advisory has received, including most recently being named a 2021 Innovation Award finalist and RFG President Shannon Spotswood being recognized as a 2020 Women to Watch honoree by InvestmentNews.
  • To learn more about the InvestmentNews 2021 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers, please go to Bestplacesforadvisers.com .

Global Commercial Aircraft Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:26pm

The "Commercial Aircraft Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Commercial Aircraft Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Commercial Aircraft Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030 provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global commercial aircraft market as it emerges from the COVID-19 shut down.
  • The commercial aircraft market consists of sales of commercial aircraft including helicopters, gliders and drones, aircraft parts by entities (organizations, sole traders and partnerships) that produce civilian and commercial aircraft including helicopters, gliders and drones, aircraft parts such as aircraft turbines, aircraft engines and rocket engines for commercial purposes.
  • The commercial aircraft market is segmented into passenger aircrafts; commercial helicopters; aircraft turbines; aircraft engines and rocket engines.

Douglas Elliman Parent Company Vector Group Launches PropTech Investment Venture

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:25pm

Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE: VGR) today announced the launch of New Valley Ventures, an investment vehicle seeking opportunities in next-generation technologies in the property technology (PropTech) space.

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  • Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE: VGR) today announced the launch of New Valley Ventures, an investment vehicle seeking opportunities in next-generation technologies in the property technology (PropTech) space.
  • We are incredibly excited to introduce New Valley Ventures to the PropTech industry, said Richard J. Lampen, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Vector Group.
  • Vector Group is a holding company for Liggett Group LLC, Vector Tobacco Inc., New Valley LLC and Douglas Elliman Realty, LLC.
  • The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services, including Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, Douglas Elliman Property Management and Douglas Elliman Commercial.

Global Investment Banking Market Report 2021 Featuring Leading Players - Barclays; JP Morgan; Goldman Sachs; Bank of America Meril Lynch and Morgan Stanley - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:24pm

The "Investment Banking Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Investment Banking Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Investment Banking Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030 provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global investment banking market as it emerges from the COVID-19 shut down.
  • Major companies in the investment banking market include Barclays; JP Morgan; Goldman Sachs; Bank of America Meril Lynch and Morgan Stanley.
  • North America was the largest region in the global investment banking market, accounting for 46% of the market in 2020.

Bank of America Directs Over $22 Million in Grants to National and Local Nonprofits Supporting People and Communities of Color

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:30pm

These grants build on the $250 million in philanthropic funding the company allocates annually to nonprofit partners that address critical needs in the communities they serve.

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  • These grants build on the $250 million in philanthropic funding the company allocates annually to nonprofit partners that address critical needs in the communities they serve.
  • Workforce development, job creation and access to health and housing services are some of the most pressing needs facing Black, Hispanic-Latino and Native American individuals, said Ebony Thomas, Bank of Americas Racial Equality and Economic Opportunity Executive.
  • Funds continue to support health care and emergency services, including hunger relief and shelter, to help communities recover from the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus.
  • Recent Bank of America announcements focused on racial equality, diversity and inclusion and economic opportunity include:

Francisco Partners Completes Acquisition of International Business of CDK Global

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:20pm

Francisco Partners (FP), a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, today announced the completion of the acquisition of CDK Global International, a former division of CDK Global (NASDAQ: CDK) and a leading provider of automotive retail software in EMEA and Asia.

Key Points: 
  • Francisco Partners (FP), a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, today announced the completion of the acquisition of CDK Global International, a former division of CDK Global (NASDAQ: CDK) and a leading provider of automotive retail software in EMEA and Asia.
  • CDK Global International has now been established as an independent business named Keyloop.
  • He brings deep experience of best practices from global technology businesses providing mission-critical software.
  • Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses.

SOL Global Provides Notice of and Background to Litigation Commenced by Lender Seeking $550M+ on $50M 24-Month Loan

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:17pm

SOL Global Investments Corp. ("SOL Global" or the "Company") (CSE: SOL) (OTCPK: SOLCF) (Frankfurt: 9SB) today provides notice and background concerning the copycat litigation commenced against it and others by its lender, an offshore hedge fund, which litigation concerns the same issues as the Companys previously announced U.S. complaint against that lender.

Key Points: 
  • SOL Global Investments Corp. ("SOL Global" or the "Company") (CSE: SOL) (OTCPK: SOLCF) (Frankfurt: 9SB) today provides notice and background concerning the copycat litigation commenced against it and others by its lender, an offshore hedge fund, which litigation concerns the same issues as the Companys previously announced U.S. complaint against that lender.
  • SOL Global has advised the lender that it is in a position to repay the Debenture in cash pursuant to its terms.
  • SOL Global has also advised the lender that as the lender has called a default under the Debenture, SOL Global will demand to repay the Debenture with interest immediately.
  • About SOL Global Investments Corp.:
    SOL Global is a diversified investment and private equity holding company engaged in the small and mid-cap sectors.

SHAREHOLDER ACTION REMINDER: The Schall Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against AgEagle Aerial Systems, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:16pm

Investors who purchased the Company's securities between September 3, 2019 and February 18, 2021, inclusive (the ''Class Period''), are encouraged to contact the firm before April 27, 2021.

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  • Investors who purchased the Company's securities between September 3, 2019 and February 18, 2021, inclusive (the ''Class Period''), are encouraged to contact the firm before April 27, 2021.
  • If you are a shareholder who suffered a loss, click here to participate .
  • We also encourage you to contact Brian Schall of the Schall Law Firm, 2049 Century Park East, Suite 2460, Los Angeles, CA 90067, at 310-301-3335, to discuss your rights free of charge.
  • The Schall Law Firm represents investors around the world and specializes in securities class action lawsuits and shareholder rights litigation.

Worldwide Industrial Air Cleaners Industry to 2025 - Key Drivers, Challenges and Trends - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:14pm

The report on industrial air cleaners market covers the following areas:

Key Points: 
  • The report on industrial air cleaners market covers the following areas:
    The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry.
  • The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to an analysis of the key vendors.
  • It presents various market facets by identifying the key industry influencers.
  • The data presented is comprehensive, reliable, and a result of extensive research - both primary and secondary.

Signifier Medical Receives Prestigious 2020 GOOD DESIGN Award for Superior Design Excellence

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:11pm

Signifier Medical Technologies, an innovator in the sleep disordered breathing market, today announced that eXciteOSA , the first and only daytime intraoral neuromuscular stimulation device for treating mild obstructive sleep apnea and snoring, has received the prestigious GOOD DESIGN Award in the Medical category.

Key Points: 
  • Signifier Medical Technologies, an innovator in the sleep disordered breathing market, today announced that eXciteOSA , the first and only daytime intraoral neuromuscular stimulation device for treating mild obstructive sleep apnea and snoring, has received the prestigious GOOD DESIGN Award in the Medical category.
  • This award further demonstrates the value of eXciteOSA as a proven, transformative treatment for patients with a design optimized for ease of use and high functionality.
  • The GOOD DESIGN award is presented by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies .
  • Signifier Medical Technologies is a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative and non-invasive solutions for patients with sleep disordered breathing conditions and snoring.